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Do You Know How Much Sugar You Eat Each Day?

 

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Sugar’s primary role in the body is to provide energy (calories). To get the nutrients you need, eat a diet that’s rich in fruits, vegetables, whole grains, lean meats, fish, poultry and low-fat or fat-free dairy products. Typically, foods high in added sugars do not have the nutrients the body needs and only contain extra calories.
The American Heart Association recommends no more than 6 teaspoons a day for women and 9 teaspoons a day for men.  Keeping an eye on your sugar consumption could help lower your risk for cardiovascular disease and stroke.

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